simple GUI for my application?
timr at probo.com
Wed Jun 17 02:24:20 EDT 2009
Tim Harig <usernet at ilthio.net> wrote:
>IronPython is not a GUI toolkit per se. It is a python implementation
>build on top of .Net like Jython is built on top of Java. I therefore has
>access to the MFCs which can be used to create native Windows GUIs.
That's not correct. MFC is strictly a native C++ concept. IronPython,
being a .NET language, has access to the .NET GUIs, which means either
Windows Forms or the incredibly powerful Windows Presentation Framework.
However, if I may be allowed to express an opinion, if you're going to play
in that world, you are swimming upstream unless you write in C#. Otherwise,
you end up spending most of your time translating C# concepts into Python.
>This can also be done from Cpython using the pywin extensions.
Here, you are correct. Pywin32 does include a Python implementation of
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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